How to get children ready for the first day of school

The first day of school could be stressful not only for the parents but also for the children, follow these tips from Child Psychologist and owner of Kids Creative Learning Center Preschool, Janette Castillo to make the  vacation-school transition a lot easier.

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Janette Luviano Castillo,  graduated in Child Psychology from Ashford University in Iowa. She worked as a teacher in Mexico for two years and two years in China. After learning the language she decided to bring home everything that she learned. She is currently working on her masters for Art in Education and opened her preschool in Chula Vista, California. Kids Creative Learning Center,  a preschool where children learn English, Spanish and mandarin. Her passion, patience and experience with children makes her the perfect teacher for children of all cultures.


  1. I think sometimes we forget about kids and how they’re feeling. It’s awesome that you have guests who we can turn to for answers. My kid is going to school next year and I would like to see how he deals with the stress.


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